Articles for Tariro Washinyira

Mbalula tears into PRASA management

“Our biggest problem is management negligence”, minister says


News | 16 May 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land


Brief | 14 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines


News | 12 May 2022

Dozens turned away as refugee office reopens after two years

Even people with valid appointments were told to return on Wednesday

By and

News | 3 May 2022

Home Affairs to open refugee offices after two-year closure

Since 26 March 2020 there has been no way for refugees to apply for asylum


Brief | 21 April 2022

People wait in the cold and rain for hours outside Home Affairs in Mitchells Plain

“Most of us have been standing here since 3am” says 60-year-old man


News | 14 April 2022

Five years later, Zwelihle police brutality probe is still incomplete

Independent Police Investigative Directorate says it’s busy investigating


News | 14 April 2022

Shambolic Home Affairs leaves immigrants who are legally in the country undocumented

Since lockdown asylum seekers and refugees have been denied crucial services


News | 4 April 2022

Metrorail’s Northern Line is coming back to life, but V-E-R-Y slowly

Trains still don’t stop at what was the line’s busiest station


News | 22 March 2022

Marchers demands action against xenophobic attacks

Protesters want the government intervene to end violence against foreign nationals


News | 22 March 2022

Netcare sexual assault centres: are they as publicised?

Rape Crisis advocacy specialist raises concerns


News | 2 March 2022

Scrapping Zim permit will cause humanitarian crisis, warn activists

180,000 Zimbabwean Exemption Permit holders face an uncertain fate at the end of this year


News | 28 February 2022

Mitchells Plain commuters elated that MyCiTi service has been restored

Nearly three years after the N2 Express was terminated a new agreement has allowed it to restart


Brief | 19 February 2022

Immigrant security guards head to court over unfair dismissal payment

Ultimate Protection and Control has failed to pay R300,000 owed to workers as compensation, says lawyer


News | 14 February 2022

Refugees struggle to renew their asylum documents with Home Affairs online system

Some asylum seekers have missed the 31 December 2021 deadline


News | 4 February 2022

There are signs of hope amid Metrorail’s decay

On a trip arranged for journalists I saw that Philippi station has been ransacked - but the new trains are fantastic


News | 28 January 2022